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Proposed St. Cloud Islamic Center arouses racial tensions

Proposed St. Cloud Islamic Center arouses racial tensions

Oct. 23 | By Luke Tripp Guest Commentator   The City of St. Cloud is unfriendly to people of color. It is located in Minnesota’s sixth congressional district, which is represented by Michele Bachman, one of the prominent leaders of the Tea Party movement....

St. Cloud: Desperate need to  maintain racism has its costs

St. Cloud: Desperate need to maintain racism has its costs

Jan. 16 |   By Merle Cooper Guest Commentator   Recession recovery has been difficult for the most egalitarian, innovative and progressive communities. St. Cloud’s recovery is thwarted as much by area economic conditions and failures as by addiction...

This culture of violence is tearing us apart

This culture of violence is tearing us apart

Dec. 26 | Once again the African American is being told he is not human…during the recent acts of murder of 20 innocent children and eight adults in the state of Connecticut. All of a sudden the White majority is outraged because they see themselves as the...

What does it take to be a State Senator?

What does it take to be a State Senator?

Nov. 28 | DFL Hayden describes full-time responsibilities of part-time role   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   When the 2013 Minnesota Legislative Session convenes January 8, State Senator Jeff Hayden officially will assume his office as Senate...

St. Cloud’s new police chief aims to ‘make things better’

St. Cloud’s new police chief aims to ‘make things better’

Sep. 5 |   He promises to be a very visible leader in this city undergoing rapid change   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   William “Blair” Anderson was sworn in August 27 as St. Cloud’s first Black police chief. He says he likes the...

St. Cloud State  at a crossroad

St. Cloud State at a crossroad

Nov. 16 |     The school can stop real racism now or just keep trying to change perceptions   By De’Vonna Pittman  Guest Commentator   In response to your article “St. Cloud State image makeover is lipstick on a pig” [MSR Nov. 3],...

SCSU campus has shown a commitment to diversity

SCSU campus has shown a commitment to diversity

Nov. 10 |       By Debra Leigh Guest Commentator The simple truth about St. Cloud State and the firing of Dr. Saffari [“Protest follows firing of a top SCSU administrator of color,” MSR, Oct. 13] is that we don’t have enough information...